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  1. Center of Dreams

    Discover how one spectacular building project transformed Miami from a fractious tropical city to a cultural capital of the Americas. In Center of Dreams, New York Times bestselling author Les Standiford tells the inspiring story of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Learn More
    £23.95

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  2. The Nature of Order, Four-Volume Set

    In the four books in The Nature of Order, Alexander constructs an entirely new cosmology, grounded in the latest scientific knowledge, and integrating the perennial wisdom of the centrality of human experience and values. In this way, he reunifies for the field of architecture the 400-year old split of Body (structure) and Soul (feeling). Learn More
    £170.00

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  3. Global Cities

    Examines the enduring forces - such as trade, migration, war and technology - that have enabled some cities to emerge from the pack into global leadership. Much more than an historical review, Clark's book looks to the future, examining the trends that are transforming cities around the world as well as the new challenges all global cities increasingly will face. Learn More
    £11.95

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  4. The Metropolitan Revolution

    Across the US, cities and metropolitan areas are facing huge economic and competitive challenges that Washington won't, or can't, solve. The good news is that networks of metropolitan leaders are stepping up and powering the nation forward. In The Metropolitan Revolution, Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley highlight success stories and the people behind them. Learn More
    £19.50

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  5. The Nature of Order, Book 1: The Phenomenon of Life

    Alexander proposes a scientific view of the world in which all space-matter has perceptible degrees of life and sets this understanding of order as an intellectual basis for a new architecture. He introduces the concept of living structure and defines the fifteen properties from which, according to his observations, all wholeness is built. Learn More
    £56.95

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  6. Green Cities

    What is a green city? What does it mean to say that San Francisco or Vancouver is more "green" than Houston or Beijing? When does urban growth lower environmental quality, and when does it yield environmental gains? How can cities deal with the environmental challenges posed by growth? These are the questions Matthew Kahn takes on in this smart and engaging book. Learn More
    £37.95

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  7. When Corporations Leave Town

    An examination of the benefits and consequences to cities when companies relocate to the suburbs. Theoretic models of a manufacturing plant and a business services office in the Chicago area illustrate such phenomena as suburban wealth creation, increased traffic congestion and housing abandonment. Learn More
    £21.95

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  8. The Nature of Order, Book 2: The Process of Creating Life

    Alexander presents a living world that is of necessity generated by processes to create locally adapted spontaneous structure. He shows us how to do for buildings and cities what DNA does for grass on hills and trees in forests: allowing each thing to become what it needs to be, as it arises from its own circumstances. Learn More
    £56.85

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  9. Taking Chances

    Humanity is deeply committed to living along the world's shores, but a catastrophic storm like Sandy shines a bright light at how costly and vulnerable life on a shoreline can be. Taking Chances offers a wide-ranging exploration of the diverse challenges of Sandy and asks if this massive event will really change how coastal living and development is managed. Learn More
    £27.50

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  10. The Nature of Order, Book 3: A Vision of A Living World

    Includes hundreds of photographic examples of buildings, public places, streets, rooms and gardens, most built by Alexander and his colleagues, in a great variety of cultures, showing how buildings and details governed by living process will be connected to human feeling, and what shape they must have. Learn More
    £56.95

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  11. In the Public's Interest

    Studies the recent legacy of basti �evictions� in Delhi - mass clearings of some of the city's poorest neighbourhoods as a way to understand how the urban poor are disenfranchised in the name of �public interest� and, in the case of Delhi, by the very courts meant to empower and protect them. Learn More
    £89.94 Inc. VAT

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  12. Business Improvement Districts and the Contradictions of Placemaking

    Draws on more than fifteen years of research to present a direct, focused engagement with both the planning history that shaped Washington, D.C.'s landscape and the intricacies of everyday life, politics, and planning practice as they relate to business improvement districts. Learn More
    £47.95

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  13. Istanbul

    Explores how to live with difference through the prism of an age-old, cutting-edge city whose people have long confronted the challenge of sharing space with the Other. Rather than exploring Istanbul as one place at one time, the contributors to this volume focus on the city's experience of migration and globalization over the last two centuries. Learn More
    £27.50

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  14. Deconstructing the High Line

    The High Line, an innovative promenade created on a disused elevated railway in Manhattan, is one of the world's most iconic new urban landmarks. Deconstructing the High Line is the first book to analyse the High Line from multiple perspectives, critically assessing its aesthetic, economic, ecological, symbolic, and social impacts. Learn More
    £95.95

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  15. Edgeless Cities

    Edgeless cities are a sprawling form of development that accounts for the bulk of office space found outside of downtowns. Every major metropolitan area has them: vast swaths of isolated buildings that are neither pedestrian friendly, nor easily accessible by public transit, and do not lend themselves to mixed use. Learn More
    £39.95

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  16. Shared Parking

    Avoid unnecessary costs and traffic by accurately estimating the parking requirements for mixed-use projects according to the types of tenants they will attract. Now in its third edition, this authoritative book has been updated throughout by author Mary Smith, a leading parking expert, in collaboration with parking professionals and developers. Learn More
    £154.00

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